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Shaw family page


Terry Shaw, born in Skegness in 1938, came to Jersey with his parents Harold and Muriel. All three of them were to die in the island

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Origins of surname

This name was given to someone who lived by a copse, wood, or thicket, from the old English sceaga for small wood. It could also apply to someone living in one of numerous places called Shaw, with the same derivation.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey in 1731, but it was not for nearly 100 years after that a family became established, and there appear to have been several families at the same time.


  • Shaw
  • Shawe

Family records


Church records


Great War service

  • Alfred Shaw (1864- ) Mercantile Marine
  • Alfred Thomas Shaw (St H), Private, Labour Corps


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